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ironreddeath
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I am disappointed with the patch notes for this week. There was no fix for gem rocks, nor a fix for the uselessness of stone spirits when doing high level PVM. Can we at least get an acknowledgement that something is planned with an ETA? The philosopher troll, born with the hands of a skiller and the mind of a jester.

16-Jan-2019 13:23:45

Couldbeworse
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The spirits were addressed and acknowledged in a stream last week. From my understanding, they are going to wait a little longer to see how the economy reacts to them in the long-run.
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16-Jan-2019 14:39:29

WikkidScape
Sep Member 2015

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I am just as upset with them. We were promised replacement items reletively equal to the items being nerfed ( they did perfectly fine on replacing rune item drops, but completely failed in replacing ore drops.)

I just did an entire hour at nex earlier and got nothing but rune and coal stone spirits. For an entire hour.

I counted ATLEAST 5 rune spirit drops which prior to update would have been 900k profit each drop. And about (3) 2400 coal spirit stone drops which used to be atleast 3 or 400k ish?
But now replaced with useless unsellable items... so actually lost quite a bit of profit that hour.

I am extremely unhappy with the rework that I am considering deactivating my.membership and completely leaving this game unless issues can be fixed. I waited quite awhile to see if the stone spirits would sell and they just don't... I understand needing a rework in skillings, but this update COMPLETELY screwed us PvMers.

23-Jan-2019 03:47:20 - Last edited on 23-Jan-2019 03:49:48 by WikkidScape

WikkidScape
Sep Member 2015

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Final Feud said:
You can still make money in PvM, just make sure you pick up each and every single coin that drops on the floor.


I said it isn't completely unprofitable. I said it drastically effected the profitably of it.

HIGHER LVL PVM Monsters such as rax, nex, and I believe telos (honorable mention being QBD aswell but she isn't really high lvl) dropped massive amount of ores pre rework.

With all ore drops being changed to spirit stones (which good freaking luck selling)
It drastically nerfed gp/hr doing bosses.

23-Jan-2019 05:34:57

WikkidScape
Sep Member 2015

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I suggest changing all previous ore drops into noted salvage equal to previous prices prior to rework. And completely getting rid of stone.spirits with the exception of the perfect juju potion

23-Jan-2019 05:38:23

Steelweaver
Sep Gold Premier Club Member 2015

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WikkidScape said:
With all ore drops being changed to spirit stones (which good freaking luck selling)
It drastically nerfed gp/hr doing bosses.


Good, PvM shouldn have never been a catch-all for moneymaking.
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23-Jan-2019 05:45:12

Rikornak
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WikkidScape said:
I suggest changing all previous ore drops into noted salvage equal to previous prices prior to rework. And completely getting rid of stone.spirits with the exception of the perfect juju potion


- Bars should be replaced by salvage - just as they did for metal dragons. They're worth more than ores, so should be their replacement.
- Spirits should be adequate to whatever the creature fought is - so gwd1 should drop necrite/phasmite, gwd2 should drop bane, telos/araxxi should drop animica - and so on.

And no - spirits can be useful. It just doesn't help if there is a ton of rune and adamant, but none of the others.
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23-Jan-2019 06:01:11

WikkidScape
Sep Member 2015

WikkidScape

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Steelweaver said:
WikkidScape said:
With all ore drops being changed to spirit stones (which good freaking luck selling)
It drastically nerfed gp/hr doing bosses.


Good, PvM shouldn have never been a catch-all for moneymaking.


I disagree. It should be a "catch all". PVM requires actual skill to efficiently do it, on top of needing the required levels, having to focus 100% AND time abilities right (for high lvl bosses)

It definitely should make more money than anything else in game. It's not afking a skill.

23-Jan-2019 10:01:03

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